Top 10 best gaming laptops under $1200

By | November 4, 2014
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There are wide range of notebooks available according to your need and on any budget. Coming to the gaming laptops, they are specially designed for playing and supporting high end graphics. They are not about the performance, they are about screaming the fast speeds which can be delivered through the powerful processors and graphics card. Here we gonna dig out little to get some of the best range of gaming laptops that carry price tag under $1200. A normal user can compromise with money or with the hardware specs but a gamer always try to get the best one to play all the high definition games smoothly.

Top 10 best gaming laptops under $1200

1. Alienware 14

Price : $1,104

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Dell’s Alienware 14 is one of the best gaming laptop available in the market at very competitive price. It features the slick design, comfortable keyboard and offers great audio and the graphics quality. It is a 14 inch laptop with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. It is powered by 2.4 GHz Core i5-4200M processor along with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M GPU with 1 GB DDR5. It packs 8 GB DDR3L and 750 GB hard drive running at 7200 rpm. It comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Operating System.

2. HP ENVY 15t

Price : $1,049

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HP ENVY 15t is a 15.6 inch laptop comes with nice build and harmonious colors with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. It is powered by 4th generation Intel coreTM i7-4700MQ processor along with NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M Graphics processor with 2 GB of dedicated memory. It packs 12 GB DDR3 RAM and 1 TB hard drive and runs on Windows 7 64 bit professional operating system.

3. MSI Computer Corp. GP60 Leopard-009

Price : $999

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Going to the smaller screen range at 15.6 inches but with a more powerful CPU, you have this MSI GP60 Leopard which, at $999, is powered by the 4th generation Haswell quad core Intel Core i4-4700HQ clocked at 3.2 GHz that could go up to 3.4GHz with Turbo Boost. LED backlit 15.6-inch display with full HD (1920 x 1080) is powered by the same NVidia GeForce GT840M that gives it enough gaming muscle to handle most of the 2014 game release at medium game setting at a lower resolution (1280 x 720 or lower). It comes with 8 GB DDR3L which can be expandable to 16 GB along with 750 GB SATA running at 7200 RPM.

4. Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P

Price : $999



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This range of IdeaPad specially made for games to offer smooth and better gaming experience in this range. Lenovo offers 15.6 inches of Full HD display powered by a reliable 2.4 GHz Intel i7 processor along with NVIDIA GeForce GT750M graphics processor with 2 GB graphics memory. It packs 8 GB DDR3 and 1 TB flash memory solid state drive. However the market price of this device is quite more than we are looking but I am sure you get great deal at Lenovo.com.



5. ASUS N550JK-DS71T

Price : $1,028.99

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It is the 15.6 inch laptops from Asus with 1920 x 1080 full HD screen resolution. It is powered by 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7-4700 HQ processor along with NVIDIA GTX 850M Graphics coprocessor along with 2 GB VRAM. It packs 8 GB DDR3 RAM and 1 TB mechanical hard drive running at 5400 RPM. It comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Operating Ssytem.

6. ASUS Vivobook V551LB-DB71T

Price : $999

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This Asus Vivobook takes center stage as an outstanding value gaming laptop at its price. Its Class 2 NVidia GT740M graphics engine with its own 2GB DDR3 video RAM dives the 15.6-inch LED backlit capacitive touchscreen display with medium HD resolution (1366 x 768). It features 8 GB RAM and 1 TB SATA hard drive running at 5400 RPM and also DVD reader/writer optical drive and SD card reader.

7. Acer Aspire V3-772G-9653

Price : $1,199

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Acer Aspire V3-772G-9653 powered by Intel’s 4th generation Haswell quad core i7-4702MQ clocked at 2.2G Hz (3.2 GHz with Turbo Boost) and supported by an 8GB DDR3 system RAM expandable to 32 GB over 4 SODIMM sockets, this Aspire VR-722G-0653 brings full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) on a 17.3-inch LED backlit display driven by a powerful Class 1 NVidia GeForce GTX 760M with a dedicated 2GB video RAM.

8. MSI GE series GE60

Price : $1,199

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MSI GE series GE60 Apache-003 is the 15.6 inch gaming laptop with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution. It is powered by 2.4 GHz Intel core i7 4700 HQ processor coupled with 8 GB RAM. It comes along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M with 2 GB video RAM. It sports 1 TB Hard drive and it comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Operating System.

9. Lenovo Y50 touch

Price : $1,049.99

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Lenovo Y50 touch is one of the best gaming laptop in $1200 range. It has 15.6 inch screen with 1920 x 1080 full HD resolution. It is powered by 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 4700 HQ processor along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M Graphics coprocessor coupled with 2 GB VRAM. It features 8 GB DDR3 RAM and 1 TB Hard drive and 8 GB Solid state drive. It comes preloaded with Windows 8.,1 Operating System.

10. Samsung ATIV Book 6 NP680Z5E-X01US

Price : $ 1,199

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It is impossible to think that in the electronics category Samsung is not there, starting from home appliances to smartphones everywhere. Here also Samsung is ready to offer gamers a perfectly configured laptop with all new latest configuration. This laptop from Samsung is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core i7 3635QM running at 2.4 GHz which can be overclocked to 3.4 GHz using Turbo Boost technology coupled by an 8GB DDR3 system RAM memory with 4GB on board and another 4GB module on the single SODIMM socket.

It also features 15.6-inch LED backlit display has a 10-finger sensing touchscreen capability while sporting full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 powered by a Class 2 AMD Radeon HD 8770M with 1GB of video RAM.